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Arsalan Iftikhar case: Bahria Town CEO submits reply in SC

June 12, 2012


Supreme Court of Pakistan
Supreme Court of Pakistan. — Photo by AFP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive Officer of Bahria Town, Ali Riaz Malik, on Tuesday submitted his reply in the Arsalan Iftikhar suo motu case in the Supreme Court saying that Bahria Town had no involvement in the allegations against the chief justice’s son, DawnNews reported.

The reply submitted by Ali Riaz’s counsel Ali Zafar stated that Bahria Town had been paying its taxes and duties properly.

The statement moreover said that Ali Riaz and his mother Beena Riaz were shareholders in Bahria Town and that Malik Riaz no longer had any association with Bahria Town.

The statement said that there was no direct allegation against Bahria Town in the Arsalan Iftikhar suo motu case and that Malik Riaz had resigned from his chairmanship of the town.

The reply moreover said that Bahria Town was not behind any allegations against Arsalan and that the court's proceedings were not aimed at investigating the affairs of Bahria Town.

The written reply also said that if any statement was made against Bahria Town or against its administration, then the organisation would have the right to respond to it.